Teenagers

Features About Teenagers

Putting a lid on fear and anger

Putting a Lid on Fear and Anger

A pause and a prayer help a mom deal with a tense situation.

Laura Boggs and her daughter Maggie

Snark No More: She Gave Up Sarcasm for Lent

A woman who too often turned to sarcastic judgement of other people shares how her daughter convinced her to give up "snark" for Lent. Look for Laura's story in the March 2017 edition of Guideposts.

Teenage boy enjoying the weather outdoors

Top Summer Jobs for Teens

These helpful tips catered to your teen will land them the perfect summer job.

Pray for the one who angers you.

Pray for the One Who Angers You

A mother's Monday morning response to a moody teen

What to say to an angry teenager.

Dealing with a Teenage Meltdown

A mom's wise counsel for a son who lashes out in anger

How to teach our kids to cope and rebound from disappointment.

Teaching Our Kids to Cope

When it comes to disappointment, how teenagers can learn to pivot and rebound through faith.

What does it really mean to "let go and let God?"

What Does 'Let Go and Let God' Really Mean?

God's will may test us in ways that are difficult to contemplate.

When you don't want to act like a Christian

How to Handle Frustration

Advice for times when you feel like a spiteful pre-teen, not a faith-filled adult.

How your pain and struggle in life can help others.

How Your Pain Can Help Others

What you learn–and share–from your struggles can help make someone else's life easier.

Guideposts: Stephanie Thompson shops for eyeglasses with her daughter, Micah

Stephanie Thompson on Faith and Parenting

Stephanie Thompson reveals how she was impacted by having to wear glasses and how she felt, years later, when her daughter faced the same challenge.